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-changer. first to the campaign trail where president obama is in new hampshire. he is scheduled to speak within the next few minutes. paul ryan about to make the third stop of the day in ohio. he is going to take the stage in circleville any time now. we will go live to both those events coming up. first though, some breaking news from florida. the romney campaign announcing just moments ago that they are rescheduling all of mitt romney's virginia events for tomorrow. the gop nominee will instead travel to ohio. all this because of the impending impact of hurricane sandy. we of course are tracking sandy. progress up the east coast. nbc's meteorologist dylan drier in the msnbc studios in new york. ton trung in delaware. we just got the latest advisory from the hurricane center. what can you tell us. >> nothing has changed. this still indicates the storm is a category 1 hurricane and very far out to sea, but still just as huge as it has been. that's why we are still dealing with some potential for stronger wind gusts and decent rain along the coast of south carolina and north carolina. north east
♪ >>> hi, everybody. good morning. topping the agenda, the final offensive. president obama launching a full-scale all-out campaign push after debating mitt romney. starting tomorrow, the president begins a two-day six-state barn storm. he tried to build on the debate again, criticizing governor romney for moves to the middle. >> we've come up with a name for this condition. it's called romnesia. we had a severe outbreak last night. it was at least stage three romnesia. >> but the strategy last night, stay strong, sharp and relentless. the commander in chief brought a bayonet to a foreign policy knife fight. >> your strategy previously has been one that's been all over the map. i know you haven't been in a position to actually execute foreign policy. you mentioned the navy for example and we have fewer ships than we did in 1916. governor, we have fewer horses and bayonets. the question is not a game of battleship where we're counting ships. it is what are our capables? >> those were cheap shots that he took at mitt romney last night. i think you should treat your opponent wi
've been saying up until a couple of weeks ago probably obama by a few points. now i have absolutely no idea. >> 40% is not a great number for a president a couple weeks before election day. >> in the last few months there's a lacking narrative, absence after clear vision where we go. >> let's get straight to it. joining me is sean spicer. sean, good to have you here. tonight's debate will be broken into six separate sections, moderated by bob schieffer. each focusing on a foreign policy hot spot. we want to drill down on some of these. the contrast between the governor and president. first we want to start with libya because there's a new report out today from the "wall street journal" that supports what the white house said about the intelligence briefing. here's what stephanie cutter from the obama campaign said about libya today on "morning joe." >> mitt romney on the day of that tragedy when he came out and shot from this and before he had any facts blamed the united states. so, blamed the president. >> so sean, a president romney would presumably have been given this same infor
with laser focus and a swing state blitz. president obama scheduled to speak at a rally in we wat just minutes from now. the busiest single day today of his campaign. the president expected to canvass over 5,000 miles traveling from iowa to colorado to nevada to florida across country and back again. the president's primary mission, energize supporters and mobilize early voters. >> my plan will actually move america forward. it's not just a sales job. we joke. governor romney being all over the map, but it speaks to something important. it speaks of trust. you know me. you know i mean what i say. you know that i do what i say i'm going to do. >> speaking about being all over the map, romney will ping-pong back and forth between ohio and iowa the next three days. the republican nominee is casting the race as moving his way and a ground falling out from president team obama. >> these debates have super charged our campaign. there's no question about it. we're seeing more and more enthusiasm, more and more support. we've gone through four debates with the vice presidential debate and my d
particularly in the last few days that president obama will end up with a double digit lead among women -- >> if these views are so extreme though -- congresswoman if these views are so extreme, why is there a tightening? why wouldn't the president just be storming away? >> well, we've known that this was going to be a tight election all the way through and we've been in the process of standing up most significant, largest grassroots presidential campaign in history, the contrast between president obama and mitt romney on women's issues in particular, on women's health is very stark, mitt romney has the most extreme views really of any modern times presidential nominee when it comes to women's reproductive health, when it comes to making sure that women have economic equity. he still won't say whether he would sign the lilly ledbetter fair pay act into law. women lose $431,000 over their professional life by not getting equal pay for equal work. it's real money and at the end of the day when women go cast their ballot in the ballot box, president obama will have a double-digit lead with
colin powell. >> that's an endorsement of president obama for re-election. >> yes. and i'll say why. when he took over the country was in very, very difficult straits. we've come out of the dive and we're starting to gain altitude. i think we ought to keep on the track this we are on. >> he responded to richard hour dock. saying this on the "the tonight show." i don't know how these guys come up with these ideas. let me make a very simple proposition. rape is rape. it is a crime. >> at this state of the game how much will the mourdock firestorm impact the republican presidential nominee? >> what republican candidates have said this year -- >> i know, regarding abortion, regarding rape, regarding contraception. >> i'm a pro-life guy. >> yea. but they are driving away so many swing voters. >> let's dig in and bring in our thursday political power panel. political reporter for "the washington post," ann lewis, former director of communications for bill clinton and robert trainem, a former communications director for rick santorum. ann, i want to start with you as we take a look at this
hampshire, and we are going to visit all of them over the next two hours. president obama just wrapping up remarks in nashua, new hampshire, moments ago, hitting governor romney over what he calls a one-point economic plan. >> folks at the top get to play by a different set of rules than you do. they get to pay lower tax rates. outsource jobs. they want to let wall street run wild, make reckless bets with other folks' money. >> governor romney campaigning right here in battleground florida alongside senator marco rubio, government headed to his second event of the day in the sunshine state. he addressed voters in pensacola earlier this afternoon. once again, taking it to president obama. >> he promised his would be a post partisan presidency. we've watched him over these last four years and he's been devisive and demonized almost any group that opposed him. >> both governor romney and vice president biden canceled planned trips tomorrow to virginia as hurricane sandy starts to close in there. the governor rescheduling his visit to virginia will campaign instead in the must-win state of ohi
are here in battleground florida, where the presidential polls show mitt romney and barack obama running in a statistical dead heat. so for the campaigns, it's now all about the ground game. they're trying to get their supporters to the polls and get them there early. today is the first day of in-person early voting here in the sunshine state. no shortage of organizations working to get people to vote as soon as they can here. earlier today, i had a chance to talk with a few of the folks who decided to cast their ballots on this first day of voting. >> i work, and i don't want to be in all of the waiting and the lines and everything. >> i was with my mom, and she decided to go early, and i wanted to vote so, i went with her. >> i think i'm working election day. so i figured i'd come out a little early, get it done now. >> we'll have much more on the impact of early voting coming up here in just a few moments. >>> first, though, the very latest on hurricane sandy. we'll get to the hurricane in just a moment, though. let's go to the political headlines. we'll come back to hurricane sandy i
for florida this afternoon. we're told the obama campaign canceled scheduled events this week. in northern virginia. of course there was supposed to be the rally with bill clinton and prince william county. canceling an event in colorado springs. colorado due to the hurricane as well. meanwhile in battleground ohio, the race now officially a dead heat. this is the latest poll from the cincinnati inquirer and ohio news organization. it shows the president and governor romney tied. at 49-49. you can bet the campaigns are closely watching sandy's path along the east coast. just nine days before the election. sandy may be having some lasting effects in several states. especially in the crucial battleground state of virginia joining me now, christian kabowski. the republican national committee's national press secretary. kristen, good afternoon to you. the romney campaign canceling events in the commonwealth today. how worried are you at this point about the storm, and its aftermath affecting the campaign's last days before the election. >> well obviously our primary concern right now has to be
and the day we learn who will win the white house. in 3 hours, governor mitt romney and mr. obama will face off in their final debate. 47%, the number returns. this time it shows how close the race really is today. we'll go inside the latest nbc news/"wall street journal" poll, coming up. first we begin with breaking news from wisconsin, where reports of a mass shooting have sent a shopping mall into lockdown. the shooting occurred at the brookfield square mall about 20 minutes west of milwaukee, there are reports of as many as seven people shot. the gunman is reportedly at large. we should note the shooting occurred in the district next to wisconsin congressman's paul ryan's. a spokesman said the congressman has been made aware of the conversation. >>> nick iellli of wtmj radio is in milwaukee with more. what are the latest events? >> right now in southeast wisconsin kr the shooting occurred, the second shooting in just a few months in the region there was a lot of confusion and a lot of fear around the area of brookfield square mall that you just mentioned. what we know is earlier this mo
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